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US man who got 1st pig heart transplant dies after 2 months

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David Bennett, 57, died Tuesday at the University of Maryland Medical Center. Doctors didn't give an exact cause of death, saying only that his condition had begun deteriorating several days earlier. Bennett, a handyman from Hagerstown, Maryland, was ineligible for a human heart transplant.
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Man given genetically modified pig heart dies

The man died two months after operation, says the hospital that carried out the world-first surgery.

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Reuters

U.S. man with transplanted genetically modified pig heart dies

A 57-year-old man with terminal heart disease who made history as the first person to receive a genetically modified pig's heart died on Tuesday at the University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC), the hospital said.

4 months ago·United Kingdom
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News18 India

US Man Who Received World's First Pig Heart Transplant Dies After 2 Months

Bennett survived significantly longer with the gene-edited pig heart than one of the last milestones in xenotransplantation.

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The Guardian

First person to receive heart transplant from pig dies, says Maryland hospital | Maryland | The Guardian

David Bennett, 57, dies two months after groundbreaking surgery and doctors say his condition began deteriorating several days earlier

4 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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U.S. man who received 1st pig heart transplant dies 2 months later | CBC News

The first person to receive a heart transplant from a pig has died, two months after the groundbreaking experiment, the Maryland hospital that performed the surgery announced Wednesday.

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Patient who received genetically modified pig heart in groundbreaking transplant surgery dies

A 57-year-old Maryland man who had received a genetically modified pig heart in a first-of-its-kind transplant surgery has died, the University of Maryland Medical Center said Wednesday.

4 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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